The world's famous orations. William Jennings Bryan, editor-in-chief; Francis W. Halsey, associate editor ...

; Halsey, Francis W. (Francis Whiting), 1851-1919, editor
New York, London, Funk and Wagnalls Company [1906] .

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Description 10 volumes 16 cm
Copyright Date [1906]
Contents I. Greece, 432 B.C.-324 B.C.--II. Rome, 218 B.C.-84 A.D.--III-V. Great Britain, 710-1906.--VI. Ireland, 1775-1902.--VII. Continental Europe, 380-1906.--VIII-X. America, 1774-1905.
Vol. 1. Greece (432 B.C. -- 324 B.C.) : His reply to the envoys / Achilles -- In favor of the Peloponnesian war (432 BC) / Pericles -- On those who died in the war (430 BC) / Pericles -- In defense of himself (430 BC) / Pericles -- On the punishment of the Mytileneans (427 BC) / Cleon -- In support of the Athenian expedition to Sicily (414 BC) / Alcibiades -- To the Spartans (413 BC) / Alcibiades -- Against the Sicilian expedition (414 BC) / Nicias -- On the union of Sicilty against invaders (416 BC) / Hermocrates -- Against Eratosthenes (403 BC) / Lysias -- In his own defense (399 BC) / Socrates -- On being declared guilty (399 BC) / Socrates -- On being condemned to death (399 BC) / Socrates -- On the union of Greece to resist Persia (380 BC) / Isocrates -- In the suit against Dicaeogenes and Leochares / Isaeus -- The second oration against Philip (344 BC) / Demosthenes -- On the state of the Chersonesus (342 BC) / Demosthenes -- On the crown (330) / Demosthenes -- Against Ctesiphon; or, On the crown (330 BC) / Aeschines -- Against Demosthenes (324 BC) / Dinarchus.
Vol. 10. America III : Reply to Breckenridge (1861) / Edward D. Baker -- Speech in Liverpool (1863) / Beecher -- A plea for general amnesty (1872) / Carl Schurz -- During his campaign for presiden (1872) / Greeley -- On Woman's right to the suffrage (1872) / Susan B. Anthony -- On Sumner and the South (1874) / Lamar -- Oration at Concord (1875) / Curtis -- Speech nominating Blaine for President (1876) / Ingersoll -- At his brother's grave (1879) / Ingersoll -- What think ye of Christ? / Moody -- Speech nominating Grant for a third term (1880) / Conkling -- Speech nominating Sherman for President (1880) / Garfield -- Reasons for being a Republican (1880) / Grant -- On the death of Grant (1882) / Blaine -- First inaugural address (1885) / Cleveland -- Eulogy of McKinley (1901) / Cleveland -- the Old south and the New (1886) / Grady -- Inaugural Address (1889) / Harrison -- Work done for humanity (1890) / Miss Willard -- The parting of the ways (1893) / Bland -- In closing the Wilson Tariff Bill debate (1894) / Reed -- In closing the Wilson Tariff bill debate (1894) / Crisp -- On "the Crime of 1873" (1895) / Sherman -- On municipal and governmental ownership (1897) / Altgeld -- Subjugation of the Philippines Iniquitious (1902) / Hoar -- Tribute to McKinley (1902) / Hay -- Last speech (1902) McKinley -- Inaugural address (1905) / Roosevelt -- On American motherhood (1905) / Roosevelt -- Index to the Ten volumes.
Vol. 2. Rome (218 B.C. -- 84 A.D.) : To his army before battle (218 BC) / Publius Cornelius Scipio -- Address to his soldiers (218 BC) / Hannibal -- In support of the Oppian law (215 BC) / Cato the Censor -- To his mutinous troops (203 BC) / Scipio Africanus Major -- Fragments by Tiberious Gracchus (about 133 BC) / The Gracchi -- Fragments by Caius Gracchus (about 122 BC) / The Gracchi -- On a corrupt oligarchy (about 110 BC) / Caius Memmius -- On being accused of a low origin (106 BC) / Caius Marius -- The first oration against Verres (70 BC) / Cicero -- In opposition to a new agrarian law (61 BC) / Cicero -- the first oration against Catiline (63 BC) / Cicero -- The second oration against Catiline (63 BC) / Cicero -- In behalf of Archias the Poet (61 BC) / Cicero -- The first oration against Mark Antony (44 BC) / Cicero -- The second oration against Mark Antony (44 BC) / Cicero -- Oration over the dead body of Caesar (44 BC) / Mark Antony -- An exhortation to conspiracy (63 BC) / Catiline -- To his army before his defeat in battle (63 BC) / Catiline -- On th epunishment of the Catiline conspirators (63 BC) / Julius Caesar -- On the punishment of the Catiline conspirators (63 BC) / Cato the Younger -- To his mutinous troops (14 AD) / Germanicus -- To his friend when dying (19 AD) / Germanicus -- To Nero when in disfavor (62 AD) / Seneca -- On becoming Emperor (69 AD) / Otho -- To his soldiers in Rome (69 AD) / Otho -- To his soldiers before committing suicide (69 AD) / Otho -- To his army in Scotland (84 AD) / Agricola.
Vol. 3. Great Britain I : Sermon on All Saints (Bede) -- Rules for decent living / Wyclif -- The second sermon on the card / Latimer -- On the eve of his execution / Cranmer -- On the first temptation of Christ / Knox -- Last words on the scaffold / Raleigh -- On the condition of England / Eliot -- On grievances in the reign of Charles I / Pym -- In his own defense / Strafford -- Plea for th eliberty of unlicensed printing / Milton -- At the opening of Parliament under the Protectorate / Oliver Cromwell -- Against Richard Cromwell / Vane -- At hs trial for high treason / Vane -- Speech on the scaffold / Sidney -- Speech on the scaffold / Rumbold -- The heavenly footman / Bunyan -- On his proposed removal from office / Walpole -- Against the Gin Bill of the Ministry / Chesterfield -- God's love to Fallen Man / Wesley -- On the method of Grace / Whitefield -- To his army before Quebec / Wolfe -- The retort to Walpole / Chatham -- On the right to tax America / Chatham -- On affairs in America / Chatham -- On the right to tax America / Mansfield -- On coercive measures in America / Wilkes -- Conquest of America impossible / Wilkes. Note 505 0 I. Greece, 432 B.C.-324 B.C.--II. Rome, 218 B.C.-84 A.D.--III-V. Great Britain, 710-1906.--VI. Ireland, 1775-1902.--VII. Continental Europe, 380-1906.--VIII-X. America, 1774-1905. Note 505 0 Vol. 4. Great Britain II : The war in America denounced / Pitt -- On an attempt to force his resignations / Pitt -- On the refusal to negotiate with France / Pitt -- On the British defeat in America / Fox -- The tyranny of the East India Company / Fox -- The foreign policy of Washington / Fox -- On the refusal to negotiate with France / Fox -- On the horrors of the slave trade / Wilberforce -- On limitations to freedom of speech / Erskine -- A plea for free speech / Mackintosh -- When old things pass away / Chalmers -- On granting aid to Portugal / Canning -- On the Reform Bill (1831) / Macaulay -- On emancipation for the Negro (1838) / Brougham -- As the literary guest of America (1842) / Charles Dickens -- The effects of protection on agriculture / Cobden -- For a repeal of the Corn Laws (1846) / Peel -- AOn affairs in Greece (1850) / Palmerston -- On charity and humor / Thackeray -- Catholicism and the religions of the world /Newman -- On the English foreign policy (1858) / Bright -- On the "Trent" affair (1861) / Bright.
Vol. 5. Great Britain III : On Canadian Confederation (1865) / Macdonald -- Address as Lord Rector of Edinburgh University / Carlyle -- The secret beyond science / Goldwin Smith -- On the principles of his party (1872) / Beaconsfield -- On the domestic and foreign affairs of England (1879) / Gladstone -- Plea at the Bar of the House (1881) / Bradlaugh -- "Trust the People" speech (1884) / Churchill -- On the desertion of Gordon in Egypt (1885) / Salisbury -- Men made rich by th epoverty of Christ / Spurgeon -- The distinction of Burke / Birrell -- On the Government of Ireland Bill (1886) / James Bryce -- On the benefits of reading (1887) / Balfour -- Robert Burns (1896) / Rosebery -- The true conception of empire (1897) / Chamberlain -- On the death of Queen Victoria (1901) / Laurier -- Trade and the Empire (1903) / Asquith -- Address at Pittsburg (1904) / Morley -- On the policy of the Liberal Party (1905) / Campbell-Bannerman -- "The Duma is dead: Long live the Duma" speech (1906) / Campbell-Bannerman -- On the policy of the English Liberals (1906) / Loreburn.
Vol. 6. Ireland : On conciliation with America (1775) / Burke -- Principles in politics (1780) / Burke -- At the trial of Warren Hastings (1788) / Burke -- a plea for Irish legislative independence (1780) / Grattan -- Invective against Corry (1800) / Grattan -- At the trial of Warren Hastings (1788) / Sheridan -- In behalf of Rowan and free speech (1794) / Curran -- At the prosecution of Johnson for libel (1805) / Curran -- On being found guilty (1803) / Wolf Tone -- On being found guilty of treason (1803) / Emmet -- An address to Catholics / Charles Phillips -- The character of Napolean / Charles Phillips -- On Catholic Relief (1821) / Lord Plunket -- On the Irish as "Aliens" (1837) / Sheil -- On the disabilities of the jews (1848) / Sheil -- At the Bar of the House of Lords (1840) / Isaac Butt -- In favor of the Repeal of the Union (1843) / O'Connell -- On abhorring the sword (1846) / Meagher -- On the Zulu war (1879) / A.M. Sullivan -- On the forged letter printed in the London Times (1887) / Parnell -- On the Home Rule Bill (1888) / Barnell -- On the Irish Land League (1889) / Michael Davitt -- On the death of Gladstone (1898) / John Dillon -- Ireland and the coronation (1902) / John E. Redmond.
Vol. 7. Continental Europe : Blessings of Death (about 380) / St. Chrysosom -- On the Lord's prayer / St. Augustine -- The Devine Tragedy / Abelard -- Why another crusade (about 1145) / St. Bernard -- A report on his embassy to the King (1495) / Savonarola -- After his excommunication (1498) / Savonarola -- On mercenary soldiers /Zwingli -- Before the Diet of Worms (1520) / Luther -- On the death of Luther (1546) / Melanchthon -- On suffering persecution / Calvin -- On the death of the Great Conde / Bossuet -- On the passion of Christ / Bourdaloue -- True and false simplicity / Fenelon -- Of a malignant tongue / Massillon -- Better to die than not live free / Desmoulins -- Necker's financial plan / Mirabeau -- On being accused of treasonable relations to the court / Mirabeau -- Against majority absolutism (1791) / Barnave -- On the situation in France (1792) / Vergniaud -- "Dare, dare again, always dare" (1792) / Danton -- On liberty of worship (1793) / Danton -- On taxing the rich (1793) / Danton -- Against granting th eKing a trial (1792) / Robespierre -- Last speech (1794) / Robespierre -- In his own defense (1793) / Marat -- On the situation in France (1793) / Cambon -- Invective against Danton (1794) / St. Just -- On the heorism of the "Vengeur's" sailors (1794) / Barere -- To the Army in Italy (1796) / Napoleon -- To the Army of Italy again (1796) / Napoleon -- Speech to the Directory (1797) / Napoleon -- During the Eqytian campaign (1798) / Napoleon -- On th eanniversary of Austerlitz (1806) / Napoleon -- To his soldiers at Fontainebleau (1814) / Napoleon -- After the return from Elba (1815) / Napoleon -- Against setting up an Emperor (1802) / Carnot -- To a Deputation of Poles (1848) / Lamartine -- In defense of his son (1851) / Hugo -- Education for the peasantry in France / Gambetta -- France and the United States (1902) / Baron D'Estounelles de Constant -- In the debate on Socialism with Clemenceau (1906) / Jaures -- In the debate on Socialism with Jaures (1906) / Clemenceau -- To the young men of Italy (1848) / Mazzini -- To his soldiers (1860) / Garibaldi -- Rome as the capital of United Italy (1861) / Cavour -- To his generals before invading Silesia (1740) / Frederick the Great -- to his generals before the battle of Leuthen (1757) / Frederick the Great -- The Canossa speech (1872) / Bismarck -- On his welcome to New York (1851) / Kossuth -- Plea for a republic in Spain (1869) / Castelar -- On the death of Louis Kossuth (1894) / Apponyi.
Vol. 8. America I : North American Indians: Logan to Lord Dunmore (1774) -- Brant to Lord George Germaine (1776) -- Red Jacket on the religion of the White Man and the Red (1805) -- Tecumseh to Governor Harrison at Vinceenes (1810) -- Techumseh to General Proctor (1813) -- Pushmataha to John C. Calhoun (1824) -- Black Hawk to General Street (1832) -- Peter Wilson on the Empire State (1847) -- In opposition to writs of assistance (1761) / James Otis -- Examination before the House of Commons (1766) / Franklin -- On the Federal Constitution (1787) / Franklin -- Dangers of a salaried bureaucracy (1787) / Franklin -- The "Give me liberty or give me death" speech (1775) / Patrick Henry -- Shall Liberty of Empire be sought? (1788) / Patrick Henry -- On his appointment as Commander-in-Chief (1775) / Washington -- First inaugural address (1789) / Washington -- Farewell address (1796) / Washington -- On American independence (1776) / Samuel Adams -- For the relief of slaves (1788) / William Pinkney -- On the adoption of the Federal Constitution (1788) / Hamilton -- On the Federal Constituion (1788) / Marshall -- On the Treaty with Great Britain (1796) / Fisher Ames -- First Inaugural address (1801) / Thomas Jefferson -- On the death of Hamilton (1804) / Eliphalet Nott -- On the offensive war with England (1806) / John Randolph -- The issue in the revolution (1825) / Everett -- Second Inaugural address (1833) / Jackson -- Farewell address (1837) / Jackson -- On the death of Lafayette (1835) / Sargent S. Prentiss -- On the murder of Lovejoy (1837) / Wendell Phillips -- The people in art, government, and religion (1835) / Bancroft -- On the expunging reslution (1837) / Benton -- On the American scholar (1837) / Emerson.
Vol. 9. America II : On the Foote resolution (1830) / Hayne -- The first Bunker Hill monument oration (1825) / Webster -- In reply to Hayne (1830) / Webster -- On the Clay compromise (1850) / Webster -- The Emancipation of South America (1818) / Clay -- His attack on Jackson (1834) / Clay -- On his own compromise measures (1850) / Clay -- On the expunging resolution (1837) / Calhoun -- ON the Clay Compromise measures (1850) / Calhoun -- On the Mexican War (1847) / Corwin -- The South and the public domain (1850) / Alexander H. Stephens -- Welcome to Kossuth (1851) / Bryant -- Eulogy of Webster (1853) / Rufus Choate -- On the crime against Kansas (1856) / Sumner -- In defense of his attack on Sumner (1856) / Preston S. Brooks -- "Irrespressible Conflict" speech (1858) / Seward -- Speech to the court at his trial (1859) / John Brown -- On the death of John Brown (1859) / Garrison -- Speech of protest in the Charleston Convention (1860) / Yancey -- On withdrawing from the Union (1861) / Jefferson Davis -- On resigning from the Senate (1861) / Toombs -- The "House divided against itself" speech (1858) / Lincoln -- In the first debate with Douglas (1858) / Lincoln -- His farewell words in Springfiled (1861) / Lincoln -- The first inaugural address (1861) / 1861) / Lincoln -- The speech at Gettysburg (1863) / Lincoln -- the second inaugural address (1865) / Lincoln -- In the first debate with Lincoln (1858) / Stephen A. Douglas.
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